Author Archives: Jonas Nyabor

NPP’s collaboration with former AG on ITLOS case ‘wise’ – Mahama


Former president John Mahama has lauded President Nana Akufo-Addo and the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo for their “wise” decision to join forces with the former Attorney General under his administration, Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong in the just ended maritime dispute with Cote d’Ivoire. John Mahama, who initiated the legal proceedings against La Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 said that the ruling which went ...

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UCC fails to admit 50% of applicants

Vice Chancellor of UCC, Prof Joseph Ghartey Ampiah

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has matriculated 5,785 regular students to pursue various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the 2017/2018 academic year. The number is less than half of a total of 12,240 applications the university received for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Out of the number, 555 are pursuing various graduate programmes, with a thirty-five percent female representation while ...

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Nana Addo, UN Secretary General meet to discuss Africa’s dev’t


President Akufo-Addo met with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres in New York last week to discuss developments on the continent. The meeting was on the side-lines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly meeting in the US. The two leaders exchanged views on the situation in the Republic of Ghana and the sub-region and discussed some of the challenges confronting ...

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UG freshmen urged to be critical thinkers


Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, on Saturday, urged fresh students to develop skills in critical thinking and be analytical, as they pursued courses towards their various fields of endeavour. He said the primary aim for their enrollment was to enable them to study and improve their knowledge base to become better citizens and ...

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Soul singer Charles Bradley dies aged 68


Charles Bradley spent much of his life working odd jobs as a handyman – and some of it living on the streets, sleeping in subway cars in New York City. But he continued to pursue music, having been inspired by the singer James Brown during a performance he saw as a teenager. He was eventually signed to a New York ...

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Puerto Rico facing crisis after Hurricane Maria


Puerto Rico is facing a growing crisis in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which has knocked out water, electricity, and telephone services. The entire population is still without power and engineers say it could take months to be restored. A dam remains in danger of collapsing. Shipments of food, water and generators are starting to arrive at the main port ...

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Kenya stripped of hosting rights for CHAN 2018


Kenya has been stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) following a Confederation of African Football (Caf) executive committee meeting in Accra. The decision was announced at a media conference after a one-day meeting headed by Caf’s president Ahmad. Caf announced that the decision to move the tournament was made “in light of accumulated delays from ...

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27 SHS students get free IT training


About Twenty-Seven students from High Schools across the country participated in a three-week boot camp to find technological solutions to Ghana’s agricultural challenges. The event organized by Nsesa Foundation under its flagship project, iSWEST, saw 17 boys and 10 girls camped in the University of Ghana for a three-week intensive training in solution driven IT and engineering projects. After receiving ...

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Citi FM is CIMG Emerging Digital Organization of the Year


Ghana’s authoritative and credible digital news platform, Citi FM, has been named by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) as the Emerging Digital Organization of the Year. It said the organization, whose parent company is Omni Media Co. Ltd, was being recognized for its excellence in strategic marketing for the year 2016. Citi FM was honoured alongside the Citi ...

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Citi Breakfast Show adjudged 2016 CIMG Radio Programme of the Year


For the third time in 4 years, the Citi Breakfast Show has been adjudged the Radio Programme of the Year (2016) by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG). The show, which has undoubtedly been the favorite for most discerning listeners in the country, was given the honour at the CIMG Awards which was to recognize organizations and brands for their ...

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